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ment with very flat hierarchies,” he explains. Julian was interested in marketing, where he saw big potential. Instead of being under-utilised, he was charged with developing the WeAre20 campaign, where Julian focused on how to address a younger target group.
A clear, technology-orientated focus, a new company philosophy, modern branding and concentrating on sustainable growth, are all part of the Westhouse vision. Westhouse is aiming to become the leading Workforce-
This year, Westhouse celebrated its 20-year company anniversary and invited all employees to Milan, where they – all together – defined new company values: innovation, motivation, passion, respect and transparency. Above that, the focus lies on employees themselves. Here, Westhouse not only offers support with smart technologies and digital processes, but also flexible part-time solutions and job sharing. One example is Aster, head of HR & Compliance in Switzerland. She started in 2021 and, straight after maternity leave, took over a part-time managing position. The team supported her and made a smooth transition possible. This is only one example of many, of course. Westhouse stands for team spirit and cooperation – and that makes the company an ideal employer and a business leader, a fact from which customers and clients will benefit as well.
as-a-Service (WaaS) provider and, to realise this, Westhouse addresses very different target groups – from young professionals fresh from university to lateral entrants and experts with decades-long experience. This all contributes to the fact that Westhouse can bring together its candidates with the most appropriate jobs. As an employer, Westhouse deploys the same wide spectrum to its approach and, among other ways, attracts employees with fair payment and great provisions. Thereby, everyone is truly able to really fulfill their potential, like the example of Julian shows. Julian came into the company as a student, but from the first day onwards, was allowed into meetings with the managing directors. “We are a rather large medium-sized company and still have an informal environ-
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TEXT: JESSICA HOLZHAUSEN I
Westhouse, with its 420 employees currently, has established itself as a leading recruiting platform for IT and engineering in Germany, Switzerland and Italy. For more than 20 years, the company has focused on bringing together highly skilled candidates with suitable vacancies at renowned client firms. Following this year’s anniversary, the company has reestablished itself with a new approach.
RECRUITING WITH EXPERTISE AND PASSION FOR THE JOB